Pubdate: Fri, 14 Jul 2000
Date: 07/14/2000
Source: Amarillo Globe-News (TX)
Author: Gerald M. Sutliff
Authors: Gerald M. Sutliff

In your July 10 editorial, "Which of these things is not like the
other," you wrote the following:

"These are two glaring examples of how government addresses a problem
- one side advocates the dangerous and illogical stance of drug
legalization while the other supports a proactive stance to a possible

Clearly you are not paying attention to what New Mexico Gov. Gary
Johnson is saying.

Both ideas have merit, but most of government is hooked on the
punitive, prohibitionist model. Wake up.

Gerald M. Sutliff,
Emeryville, Calif.